Poland is the member state of the European Union (EU) that accepted the largest number of Ukrainian refugees in November 2022 (40,370) and granted the largest number of temporary protection statuses after the Russian invasion, according to data from Eurostat this Wednesday.
Poland is followed by Germany (36,385), Romania (10,745) and France (8,835) cAccepted the largest number of Ukrainian refugeesafter the aggression of Moscow, which began on February 24, 2022.
Compared to October, the number of Ukrainians receiving temporary protection has decreased in 20 of the 26 Member States for which data are available, with the biggest casualties recorded in Poland (-14,150), Bulgaria (-4,420), Ireland (-2 005) and Germany. (-1210).
On the other hand, according to the EU statistics office, the most representative growth was observed in France (5,505) and Romania (2,320).
Since the beginning of the war in Poland is the country that received the most Ukrainians (939,865), followed by Germany (901,930), Spain (153,760) and Bulgaria (144,315).
In November 2022, Portugal granted 965 temporary protection laws, down from 1,165 the previous month.
The military offensive launched by Russia on February 24, 2022 in Ukraine has so far caused the flight of more than 14 million people, 6.5 million internally displaced persons and more than 7.9 million people to European countries, according to the latest UN data, which classifies this migratory crisis as the worst in Europe since World War II (1939-1945).
Now 17.7 million Ukrainians and 9.3 million need food aid and shelter.
Russian invasion justified by Russian President Vladimir Putin as necessity “Denazify” and demilitarize Ukraine for Russia’s security was condemned by the international community as a whole, which responded by sending arms to Ukraine and imposing political and economic sanctions against Russia.
UN presented confirmed since the start of the war 6,952 civilians killed and 11,144 woundedemphasizing that these figures are much lower than the real ones.